Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Currie, 15 April 1801

From James Currie

Richmond April 15th. 1801

Dr Sir

I take this opportunity to inform you that I have never been able to see the gentlemen, arbitrators between yourself & Mr Ross to be at leisure to have the matter settled. but have this day seen all three of them Who have pledged themselves to, act upon it Efficiently the moment the pressure of the Court of appeals (now sitting) shall be over, permit me with great truth & sincerity to congratulate you, on your well merited Elevation to the highest honors—of your Country & that you may enjoy good health & undisturbed tranquillity while you administer the Goverment, with honor to yourself & the benefit of our common country: (& of which I am fully impressd)—is the fervent wish of

Dr Sir Your very Respectfull & most Obed Hble. Serv.

James Currie

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 24 Apr. and so recorded in SJL.

For the settlement of TJ’s dispute with David Ross, see note to TJ to George Jefferson, 14 Oct. 1799. Currie last wrote TJ regarding the arbitration on 8 Jan. 1801.

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